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Danny Ainge refused Avery Bradley trade offers at deadline

Though first rounders were reportedly offered in exchange for Avery Bradley, Danny Ainge remained averse to trading his two-guard.Defensive specialist Avery Bradley was among many names mentioned in trade speculation as the deadline neared. Of course, after the deadline passed, Bradley remained wearing Celtic green. According to Grantland's Zach Lowe, however, Danny Ainge received...
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Danny Ainge wants to make the playoffs, but not really

The Celtics are doing all the right things, just not at the right time.Don't get me wrong, this "all about 8th-seed" mentality is fun, but not nearly as enjoyable as the still more popular montra of "all about 18."Despite the encouraging signs from the green this season, they are not in the business of "one and done in the playoffs" seasons. Celtics President of Basketball Operations...
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Danny Ainge: “It’s Not My objective to be an Eighth Seed”

The Boston Celtics have spent the last few weeks yo-yoing in and out of the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference, but President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge isn’t focused on making the playoffs. Via Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald: Ainge hasn’t told Stevens and the club anything other than the Bill Belichick mantra, “Do your job.” His task, however, is a bit...
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Boston Celtics News & Notes From March 27: Isaiah Thomas Rusty But Feels Good; Danny Ainge Talks Playoffs; Knicks Host Celtics

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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Ainge says Brad Stevens is the present and the future

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Stevens knew he would have to absorb a carousel of roster moves and prolonged stretches of unsuccessful basketball. Yet understanding that in theory and actually experiencing it daily has been grueling. Asked...
Via Red's Army
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge thinks his Boston Celtics will make the playoffs

Danny Ainge sat down this morning for his weekly interview with the Toucher and Rich show on 98.5 The Sports Hub and discussed Isaiah Thomas, the job Brad Stevens has done this year and the team's push for the playoffs.
Via CLNS Radio
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Afternoon Delight: The Biggest Loser - Celtics Edition

As young star Jared Sullinger struggles with weight issues, Danny Ainge and the Celtics front office are making every effort to support his weight loss and conditioning process.  So much so that they've included Sully into this prestigious competition: 'Sheed, Big Baby, Shaq, Scal and Darko.  That's heavy competition right there (figuratively and literally?).  Good luck, Sully...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Ainge says Isaiah is out another week

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. During his weekly interview Thursday morning with 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher and Rich, Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said he believes injured guard Isaiah Thomas remains about...
Via Red's Army
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: JaVale McGee Was In Boston, Ready To Play Before Deal Fell Apart

JaVale McGee and the Boston Celtics were clearly close to agreeing on a deal last week — so close, team president of basketball operations Danny Ainge essentially confirmed it during his weekly radio appearance — and the big man was just as convinced he’d be wearing green. McGee was actually at the Celtics’ practice facility in Waltham, Mass....
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge on Isaiah Thomas: 'Always wanted' him on Celtics

  Danny Ainge’s first call of the transaction window for the 2014-15 NBA season involved Isaiah Thomas. So did one of his last.   Shortly before Thursday’s 3 p.m. ET trade deadline, Ainge was able to swing a deal to bring Thomas to the Boston Celtics from the Phoenix Suns. In doing so, the Celtics’ president of basketball operations was able to acquire a player...
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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